Waldrep, Stewart & Kendrick LLC, formed in 1978, offers clients comprehensive legal services. The firm is distinguished by its trial and appellate lawyers, and has a deep bench for employment law, government relations, business and finance.

Our mission: to deliver success for our clients.

Outstanding client service requires insight, expertise, responsiveness, proactivity and integrity. We strive to understand each client’s business and goals. We assemble the optimal team of resources to tackle our clients’ legal challenges. When we achieve a successful public offering or trial victory, we build lasting relationships with clients by delivering results.

We apply intellectual agility to every matter – from the complex to the routine – to ensure the best outcomes for clients. We attract and retain competent and effective attorneys by practicing at high levels of the legal profession in a culture that emphasizes collegiality, respect for everyone, professional and business ethics, and duty to the profession and our communities. Our commitment to diversity and genuine collegiality creates a work environment ideally suited to collaboration and effective teamwork. Progressive workplace policies embodying the principle of mutual respect translate into loyalty, winning results, and enduring client relationships.

Waldrep Stewart & Kendrick LLC’s dedicated and talented team of attorneys is equipped to handle the full spectrum of legal issues. The firm has represented a wide range of diverse businesses, governments and individuals in all types of litigation, including personal injury. The firm’s client work has achieved broad recognition for excellence. Our lawyers have been recognized by trial and litigation honoraries, Superlawyers, Martindale-Hubbell, and The Birmingham Business Journal. It has been included in Best Insurance Directory for defense and insurance counsel.


Congratulations to Leslie M. Klasing and Judith E. Dolan who have been selected to B-Metro’s Top Women Lawyers 2016 and will appear in the August 2016 issue of B-Metro Magazine. Ms. Klasing and Ms. Dolan were also listed in the “Top Lawyers” list published in the June/July 2016 BHM BIZ magazine.

Charlie Waldrep and Wayne Morse obtained an affirmance in the Supreme Court of Alabama for the City of Fultondale Gas Board. Waldrep and Morse showed in the trial court and on appeal in this putative class action the plaintiffs wrongly alleged the Gas Board overcharged customers.

Mike Kendrick and Wayne Morse obtained a judgment in favor of The University of West Alabama in an employment discrimination case.

Wayne Morse of Waldrep Stewart & Kendrick has defense verdict after week-long trial in case alleging FMLA and ADA violations against Kappler, Inc.


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Waldrep Stewart & Kendrick, LLC is passionately devoted to promoting community programs and events in addition to supporting philanthropic efforts that further strengthen Birmingham.

Waldrep Stewart & Kendrick is very proud to be a sponsor of the Magic City Classic Scholarship.

No representation is made that the quality of legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.